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#5767414 - 05/31/15 10:41 AM cowboy die sets
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is there a difference as to regular dies?
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#5768061 - 05/31/15 09:00 PM Re: cowboy die sets [Re: colt45]
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Can't imagine why unless the seating die had special bullet plug for a unusual nose contour. But the rest of the die set should be the same.
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#5768736 - 06/01/15 12:06 PM Re: cowboy die sets [Re: colt45]
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'Cowboy' loads are usually CAST bullets, which OFTEN have a slightly larger diameter bullet (than jacketed loads).
This means a die set especially taylored for them may have neck sizing may be slightly larger(looser) than for jacketed loads, and it may very well bell/flare the neck mouth to accept the soft (lead) bullet without scraping it, as well as 'crimping' it closed on bullet seating/crimping.
Plus what blackcoal mentioned.

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#5771106 - 06/02/15 06:37 PM Re: cowboy die sets [Re: colt45]
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thanks for the info
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#5778082 - 06/07/15 07:05 PM Re: cowboy die sets [Re: colt45]
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I've loaded alot of lead with Lee carbide dies and like all, when set properly never had a problem.
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